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    $\begingroup$ Some sort of grouper? $\endgroup$
    – Alan Boyd
    Jul 24, 2017 at 13:06
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    $\begingroup$ I think it's the pacific goliath grouper $\endgroup$
    – KingBoomie
    Jul 24, 2017 at 13:12
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah but its a whale. this is a "fish" from the title so I didnt assume it to be huge $\endgroup$
    – K Split X
    Jul 24, 2017 at 13:21
  • $\begingroup$ White Shark? Whale Shark? Tuna? There are lots of large fish species... $\endgroup$
    – adjan
    Jul 24, 2017 at 13:33
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    $\begingroup$ Whales are mammals, not fishes - calling a large fish a whale is just wrong (and of course the confusingly named whale shark is not a whale at all). Sharks are fishes, but they are a separate category of fishes from the rest. There are both large and small sharks. The smallest ones are only ~20cm, which probably makes them smaller than what you typically think of when you think of "fish". $\endgroup$
    – Bryan Krause
    Jul 24, 2017 at 15:05

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That is a Queensland Grouper (common name).

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    $\begingroup$ to be a proper answer you need to include how you determined this. $\endgroup$
    – John
    Nov 13, 2018 at 0:15
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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Stack Exchange! When you reach 50 reputation points you can leave comments on other people's posts. There's a fairly high bar for posting answers, and as the other comment mentions, adding supporting sources is always a good idea and almost always necessary here. Don't worry about the negative voting so much, but if you can explain what it is that leads you to this conclusion, that would be better. $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Nov 13, 2018 at 7:20

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